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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-12-2019, 08:03 AM Thread Starter
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Nano 7g low tech tank

I wanted to build a nano tank in my office since I think I need some green aquatic zone instead of boring monitor screen. The problem is I can't not bring any CO2 equipment in the office, also not to make noise or water leak with a filter. So I decided to build a nano tank without using any filter and CO2 injection. Here we go.

Cubic 30x30x30 cm tank :


Put soil in the tank, this soil layer is around 3 cm. I used a local organic soil :


Cover the soil with a layer of pebble, this layer is round 4cm. I used 2-4mm pebble here :


Fill up the tank with dechlorinated water to avoid killing beneficial bacteria:


Plants which I used for this tank, only easy to grow plant :


For lighting, I used a height adjustable table lamp with a 20w compact florescent bulb. The height adjustable lamp will help to adjust the amount of light.


1 day after setup :


I also made a video of my setup here :
Note : Turn the subtitle on, I added all detail in the subtitle.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-12-2019, 08:35 PM
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This is neat. I'm definitely subscribing to this.

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